Hireology encourages employees to spend a percentage of their working time on special projects such as hackathons, side projects, and business case study competitions. Imagine that, as a manager of one of the most promising projects at Hireology, you have more volunteers than roles available. You can’t choose everyone to work on your team. What is the best way to control the conflict?

Hire an external consultant to pick new team members for you.

Avoid talking to employees who want to volunteer for one of your teams.

Make prospective team members compete for the spots by running errands for you and current team members.

Expand the number of teams or the number of team positions available.